Demurrage Detention Warehouse Fees

Common Freight Costs and Charges

Who charges the demurrage and detention/warehouse fees: The carrier

Charge at: destination.

Demurrage and Detention/Warehouse Fees: Following a free period following offload, Demurrage (FCL) or Warehouse Fees (LCL, Air) are charged for each day until pickup.

Similarly, after pickup, any delay in returning the empty container incurs a daily Detention Fee.

Demurrage and Detention/Warehouse Fee Tips: This is a typical pass-through charge that cannot be legally negotiated.